9 Ways To Upgrade Calif. Employee Confidentiality Agreement

Law360 (May 30, 2018, 1:07 PM EDT) -- When was the last time your business reviewed its employee confidentiality agreements? There have been some significant changes in the law, and updating agreements is a quick and efficient way to make certain your company’s confidential information remains protected. Likewise, updating your company’s confidentiality agreement may likely provide a major advantage if your business decides to pursue former employees over alleged breaches.

Having taken multiple trade secret and unfair competition matters through verdict, here are my practical, battle-hardened recommendations to help protect an employer’s confidential information.

1. Have a separate, stand-alone confidentiality agreement with employees. While having confidentiality provisions in employee...

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